Looks like Dallas Cowboys owner and former Razorback, Jerry Jones, stepped in to pull John Calipari from Kentucky...

Jones’ alma mater, Arkansas, has hired coach John Calipari away from Kentucky, and Jones’ status as a booster has been cited as one of the reason that Calipari walked away from a college basketball blue blood to coach the Razorbacks.

Jones played college football at Arkansas and remains involved as a donor, and in the new world of college sports where so much success hinges on convincing players that wealthy donors will hook them up with lucrative NIL deals, a booster like Jones is attractive to players and coaches alike.

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(Barstool Sports)
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swinetime1 month
Had zero to do with it. It was john tyson. Hack journalist get confused over all our doners
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BeachTiger20181 month
This would be a very Jerry Jonesy move if true. Splashy, expensive, and destined to fail.
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Clark141 month
From what I’ve heard it was John Tyson who ramrodded this deal. Didn’t know Jones was involved at all.
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UTMaverick1 month
Jerrah ain't got spit to do with the hire.
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Tiger Ike1 month
Anyone got Jerra on their bingo card?
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LSUvet721 month
Not worth 8 million /year. Just escalates the salaries of all other SEC basketball coaches.
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dstone121 month
This is a 10 out of 10 on the wtf meter.

Don’t let Jerry negotiate for you. He guessed right one time.
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